House Bill 13

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/12/19: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to fire protection and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 21
Sponsors R. Rothenburger, J. DuPlessis, C. Freeland, M. Hart, P. Pratt, B. Reed, J. Sims Jr, W. Thomas, B. Wheatley
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 95A.520 and 95A.540, relating to volunteer fire department mergers, to make it applicable to volunteer fire departments merging prior to the effective date of the Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A to provide that for volunteer fire departments merging after the effective date of the Act, the Fire Commission shall pay to the departments the number of qualified shares of volunteer fire department aid each is entitled to for a period of 20 years after the date of the merger, upon the expiration of which the merged department receives only one share; provide contingency protocols if the merged fire department becomes unqualified; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A to provide a contingency protocol if a new volunteer fire department is created out of the merged one during the 20 year period; create new sections of KRS Chapter 75 to allow an alternative tax rate and board structure for fire districts electing to do so; set tax rate at a maximum of $0.15 for a district, and maximum of $0.25 for a district operating the sole emergency ambulance service and make the tax subject to the recall provisions; establish a seven member board of which one is appointed by the county executive head, four are elected by persons owning property within the district, and two are firefighters of the districts elected by the firefighters of the district; set election procedures and times; amend KRS 132.023, relating to tax recall provisions, to integrate applicable fire districts, as defined in the section, within the scope of the section.
Index Headings of Original Version Firefighters and Fire Departments - Fire districts, board of trustees, alternative constituency
Taxation - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
Local Government - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Local Government - Fire districts, board of trustees, alternative constituency
Local Government - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
Local Mandate - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Special Districts - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Special Districts - Fire districts, board of trustees, alternative constituency
Special Districts - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
State Agencies - Fire Commission, volunteer fire department aid relating to merging departments
Taxation, Property - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Counties - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Counties - Fire districts, board of trustees, alternative constituency
Counties - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
Boards and Commissions - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Local Mandate - Fire districts, alternative tax structure
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1

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09/04/18
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/19
  • introduced in House
01/10/19
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)
02/07/19
  • posted in committee
02/12/19
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/13/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/14/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2019
03/12/19
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor C. Fugate
Summary Add and amend KRS 95A.262 to inoculate paid and volunteer firefighters against hepatitis A in addition to hepatitis B.
Index Headings Fire Prevention - Firefighters, paid and volunteer, inoculations against hepatitis A
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Firefighters, paid and volunteer, inoculations against hepatitis A
Health and Medical Services - Hepatitis A inoculations, firefighters, paid and volunteer, Fire Commission, provision of
Local Government - Firefighters, paid and volunteer, inoculations against hepatitis A
State Agencies - Fire Commission, hepatitis A inoculations, paid and volunteer firefighters, provision of
Cities - Firefighters, paid and volunteer, inoculations against hepatitis A
Counties - Firefighters, paid and volunteer, inoculations against hepatitis A
Public Protection - Hepatitis A inoculations, firefighters, paid and volunteer

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